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Feb 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
consumers are actually city police. the nydp's budget this year $4.5 million. not all of that goes to weapons but millions do. not only does that improve gun maker's bottom line it also gives them a very powerful marketing tool, the prestige that coming with arming officers. gun companies have designed entire marketing campaigns around the idea that every day citizens can be just like cops if they have the same guns that cops do. some ads even imply that if you have these guns you won't even need the police like this new spot for glock. [♪ dramatic music ♪] ♪ >> somebody picked the wrong girl. >> jennifer: now the lesson there seems to be this a scant lly clad woman holding a gun is just as effective as a trained police officer, or something like that. but while cities are pouring millions of dollars into gun companies, they are actually clashing with those very same companies on capitol hill. the nra, which obviously represents these gun makers they pushed back against some of the very measures that police chiefs are supporting. like background che
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Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
, we know that bishop in kansas city was convicted of covering up the crime of one of its pedophile priests yet today, he administers the diocese of kansas city. under his own guidelines for child protection, he would not himself be permitted to engage in any ministry with children in his own diocese. still he's there. >> john: cardinal mahoney was stripped of all church duties. are you satisfied with that or do you think we need to see criminal charges? >> well, it's a very belated symbolic gesture. it might make people feel good in the short term but it won't be effective in terms of deterring cover-ups in the future. what will deter bishops from concealing abuse and endangering kids in the future will be criminal prosecution and we still believe that that is possible in l.a. >> john: gentlemen, we were all raised catholic here. is this one more example that the catholic church has not learned its lesson continuously protecting the church and the church's reputation and assets over protecting the children of the faith? >> absolutely. >> i think that is, in fact the case. go ahead.
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Feb 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
,000 people here at newport news. that makes it the largest employer in the city the largest manufacturer in the state. you can't overstate the company's importance to this community. >> michael: michael shapiro from new postnewport news press. thank you. it seems that every industry is mobilizing. the u.s. travel agency is saying long wait at airport security lines, around that may be the tip of the iceberg. in the words of the jeff free man, this could turn into a travel nightmare. and jeff free man joins us on the phone right now. he comes to us from washington tonight. >> thank you for having me. >> michael: thank you for taking the time. jeff what is your nightmare scenario with this sequester? >> i think most of our opinions here are not ours, frankly. they're formed by the government. the government is putting out the information that is "t" is predicting tsa wait times exceeding one hour. us custom wait times that could rise up to two to three hours furloughing air traffic control officials, which could lead to more delayed flights. air travel already in this country is not as eff
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Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
and by a rancher. i ewe up in new york city. gentlemen, thanks for being on "the young turks." >> thanks for having us. >> thank you. >> benjamin, i want to talk about the ranching. what is it about this pipeline and how will it affect your life and the life of people who do what you do? what are the impacts on your business? >> well, the first impact's going to be the immediate impacts of construction on the land itself, so for example what folks from where i'm from in the sand hills were concerned about was the impacts on that landscape, because it's very fragile. sand hills is the name, and that's the soil. it's sand, and folks are concerned about erosion wind erosion, and things like that. another impact is to the aquifer. this pipeline will be directly in the aquifer. that's the largest fresh water source in north america and the sows of all of our agricultural livestock and irrigation water and source of the economy in my state. >> we almost wore the same thing today. i'm glad that didn't happen. you know i think that in speaking to both of you, one of the things, steven, is to talk about wha
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Feb 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
] indeed. are you in good hands? [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> over the past few years the city of oakland, california, has had the worsening crime problem. and what makes that problem even worse is the funding cuts for police in that city. we have the report talking about the most recent victim of violence and it's an eight-year-old. >> the oakland police interviewed several adults at the same house in the 2200 block of 6 fifth avenue 65 avenue where the eight-year-old girl was shot. >> we will catch the shooter and we are coming after you with all resources possible, and with deliberate speed. >> now it's unfortunate because they don't have many resources when it comes to combating crime. the oakland police department has faced severe cuts. as a result they have shrunk by 18 period shedding 138 officers, and as you might expect, less officers usually means more crime. we saw the same thing in camden, new jersey, when they cut their police officers and crime skyrocketed. in oakland murders have gone up 16%. rapes have gone up 24%: here to talk about this tragic story is barry donelan. he
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Feb 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
tokyo new york, los angeles would be oklahoma city. >> let me stop you there. i want to know what you mean by 15 minutes if it was what, 15 minutes quicker slower. >> if it had gotten here 15 minutes earlier it would have hit us. cenk: because everything's moving in space because everybody thinks of like the earth is right here. >> the earth is orbiting the sun, this thing is orbiting the sun out of the plane of the earth's orbit by a little bit. tomorrow friday, happy valentine's day, by the way. cenk: you too. >> this asteroid will come up from the south pass indonesia. the earth will turn and the gulf stone observatory will point at it. 15 minutes earlier and it would hit us. cenk: that's amazing. >> there's this oh 1% of these objects that we know about and these are city killers. there are other bigger objects that are how to say civillation killers. cenk: in a sense they're almost like loose nooks. here we're scared to death of loose nooks but these are loose nooks times 20. >> a cosmic shooting gallery. cenk: how do we find out about the other 99% funding? >> funding would be g
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Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
in new york city, there was an interesting article in the new york times about how the chinese population is moving uptown to east harlem and right now there are killing of people in east harlem because they're defending their neighborhood, the chinese are so this whole idea of philosophy of stand your ground, but there was a bit of encouraging news on stand your ground. let's listen to benjamin crump the lawyer for the martin family what he had to say about stand your ground. >> the stand your ground law nobody talked about it this time last year until trayvon was killed. we have to think about how trayvon has changed the conversation. everybody in america knows about this controversial law and now for the first time in five years, there were no new states that enacted stand your ground laws. we look at that as a plus. michael: you know, i mean, trisha trayvon martin didn't want to be the martyr here but his killing may have led to the end of these laws, or is that just wishful thinking on my part? >> listen, i know that there's no question that many many millions of people have been ail
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Feb 1, 2013 3:00am PST
i used to watch sex and the city. >> the fact that you don't know what they are or the fact that you watch that? >> why would a guy watch sex in the city? i watched it with ladies. >> of course. >> i am guilty of that too. >> i thought you watched it alone. >> that's a little aphrodese situation. it helps. i need all of the help i can get, brother. >> listen >> folks, before we go any further, it is time for your "full-court press": >> this is the pull court fres. >> dan. >> other headlines making news on this friday cbs/nfl commentator dan morino will work at the super bowl but while he is talking about the game everyone else will talk about him. the new york post reported he had an affair and fathered a love child with a cbs geoworked with back in 2005. it's just coming out now that that child is approaching 8 years old. former dolphins quarterback has been with the network since 2003. sources say he has paid the former production assistant millions of dollars and has been trying to keep the matter private. things might be a little awkw
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Feb 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> it is an all-out manhunt. >> the city mourns the deaths of monica quan, keith lawrence and our brave riverside police officer. >> cenk: the killer has a manifesto with some interesting points in it. it's go time. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." let's start with john brennan the top counter terrorism administrator for president obama. president obama want to nominate him to the head of the c.i.a. he was known to have been aware of or part of the torture. president obama insisted on renaming him head of the c.i.a. anyway. he said over the last four years, the american people have gotten used to how right wing i am, so will go along with my pick. the question is will the senate. >> we'll ask the police to please remove this woman. if you would remove that individual please, as quickly as you can. thank you. >> kathy and my brother, tom. >> i speak for the mothers -- >> all right, we will stop again. all right. >> pakistan, somalia. if you don't know who they are i have a list of all the names. >> we're going to halt the hearing. i'm going to ask that the room be cleared a
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Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
in a program that is modeled after the air force system. new york city is looking at it. new jersey has just kicked it off. we look and we think governors across the country will be operating it in a year. but we have never had a program that develops the high tech talent until now. >> michael: we're clearly moving toward an era way past spyware and spam blocking. alan pallor. thank you for sharing with us all that you know about this real threat. >>> does the push towards climate change need a shove in the back? we'll have a discussion with james west of the climate desk. he's with us in "the war room." stay with us. with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines. real, gripping, current. documentaries... on current tv. i want we have big change on the climate change front. many were arrested at a keystone pipeline protest outside of the white house. and today bernie sanders and barbara boxer rolled out a big piece of climate change legislation with many of those activists standing behind them. their bill would do many good things. the great part about that, three firth
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Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
will be there also attending philadelphia mayor michael nutter and new york city police commissioner ray kelly. we'll see you on the other side. >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: uh-huh. good point. you know what else liked to paint? >> hitler. >> stephanie: you know who else? weapons of mass destruction that didn't? just sayin'. we're not sayin', just sayin'. >> hitler was good at drawing buildings but not people so much. >> neither is george bush. >> stephanie: remember how jim used to do george w. bush drawings with his crayons? >> this is a bird, i think. >> stephanie: messing up my picture of george w. bush in the shower. >> oh! >> stephanie: six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number. happy monday. sarah palin apparently said to the vatican how is that popey changing thing working out for you? [ ♪ circus ♪ ] rocky mountain mike said -- at any rate -- >> is the pop
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Feb 15, 2013 6:00am PST
: where? >> traverse city, michigan. i'll have the website by my end time with with you today. stephanie: i don't know if there's any marco rubio jokes left. >> i think there might be a couple left. it was great. i was doing live coverage with all the folks at current on there, so we timed it with david shuster and cenk, we all had bottles of water to drink from. there was so much focus on his dehydration, she have given a short shrift to his lies. stephanie: that's true. he fell into the orchestra pit at the end. there's nothing at a you're going to remember. >> how do you sweat that much when you're standing in complete darkness. i've seen snuff films with better lighting. this is why you need union lighting guys, marco. i know you don't like the sound of that. stephanie: boehner basically came out and said what i said about the state of the union with all these great ideas clapping politely as if to say none of that's ever going to happen. that's what he said, nah none of that's going to happen. >> it's fun to watch to see where they don't stand up. i try to tell my republican friends
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Feb 25, 2013 3:00am PST
of all in delays. >> flights to major cities like new york san francisco and others could experience delays up to 90 barbatose during peak hours because we have fewer controllers on staff. >> longer lines, of course because there will be for sure tsa employees. so the secretary pointed out they are going to be delays and there are going to be a lot of flights cancelled. they won't be able to handle the normal flow of aircraft. we will have to slow them down. imagine, you know, you are taking off. you know how much -- we get annoyed if it's a 15-minute delay. now, a 90-minute delay sitting on the tarmac or circling 90-minute delays and the secretary also released a list of cities where they are just going to shut down the airport if they don't have enough fliefts, they will transfer people from smaller airports to bigger airports to help fill in the gap. you can go, i am sure, into the department of transportation. boca raton, hilton head and sort of these mid-size kind of cities, just going to shut the tower down, shut the airport down. and one ques
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Feb 12, 2013 4:00pm PST
who was part of oklahoma city bombing where we have the union in uni bomber and the original world trade center bombing terrorist. i think we are strong enough, and we will do it, and i challenge you to defy me. speaking of defying him, one final thing. we have a consumer financial protection bureau. the republicans say we're going to block him. we won't let you get him confirmed. if i was president obama i'd say hey listen. that's easy enough. underneath richard cordray i'm going to nominate neil bar ox vs confident y. he was inspector general for tarp, and he's got no love lost for these banks that are doing out of control risk with our money. you want to get rid of court ray, that problem. you want to get rid of barovsky? i'll put in dennis kucinich. that's how you do a strong state of the union. president obama will enter tonight, shake a lot of hands my guess is his speech will not be quite as forceful as the one i gave, but lets do analysis on that. let me bring in two great current folks here. michael shure is the host of the war room and david shuster is in washington d.c.,
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Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm PST
different than women in other cities and are they unbearable? ♪ ♪? we're back on "the young turks." i've got the whole "young turks" i can't hear the actual "young turks." maureen, one of our producers are and an egyptian correspondent, ana kasparian. first time appearance! >> and a secret conservative. >> what? >> i love that you disagree with me. assemble this all star team, we're going to talk about a very important topic l.a. women. a video on line has gone viral about the women of l.a. let's watch a little bit. ♪ this is a story about how i moved to hollywood to get shot down by girls so hot that you can't kiss when your face looks like andy dick. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ cenk: now, i don't disagree with him that much, but there's some chance he might have had issues in cleveland. am i being too harsh women? >> this video's like there's no shocking truth bombs here that the short round comedian can't get laid. i'm sure the truth carries over in miami, new york, cleveland everywhere it's just a whiney dude. >> i like that he's self deprecating. he's gotten a lot of heat from progressive
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Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST
violence. afterwards, he's expected to a meeting with new york city mayor michael bloomberg who is in d.c. meeting with mayors. bloomberg can celebrate a victory as robin kelly beat representative halverson in illinois's second district, vying to replace the seat left vacant by jesse jackson jr. who has resigned. bloomberg's super pac spent more than $2 million on the race on gun control ads in favor of kelly, the cook county's chief administrative officer. she beat halverson pretty handley. the numbers we have so far, 55 to 21% about 2/3 of precincts reporting. the special election for that is april 9th and kelly is expected to win because that district definitely leans democratic. jackson has resigned in wake of charges and then pled guilty to those saying that he illegally spent campaign funds on personal items. we're back with more show and lots of handsomeness after the break. stay with us. billy zane stars in barabbas. coming in march to reelz. to find reelz in your area, go to reelz.com hey, i'm joey aragon. see that film? people call me about this every day. my dishwasher m
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Feb 28, 2013 6:00am PST
to the exotic movie location of culvert city. in a culvert. >> the wizard of oz was filmed in culvert city, so there you go. >> and gone with the wind. >> yeah. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: big news yesterday was dozens of republicans -- what did he say 100? >> yeah, i think so. >> stephanie: signed the brief to the supreme court in support of same-sex marriage rights. almost 60 businesses have also signed briefs. xerox did it first and then everyone else copied it. [♪ circus music ♪] [ laughter ] >> stephanie: see what i did there. [ laughter ] [♪ circus music ♪] >> really? really? >> stephanie: andrew sullivan said these businesses want to attract the best working forces as they can, and he added in the end the free market matters and in the end it wants gay equality. >> yep. ♪ let's hear it for the boys ♪ ♪ >> stephanie: and thank you xerox, copy that. [♪ circus music ♪] >> stephanie: i did it again. i went back and got it again. >> you are making my tummy hurt. >> stephanie: bam. >> bah da boom bah da bing! what aim a clown? here to a
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Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
star-studded funeral, scattered at his villa in lake como, half an hour north of milan -- the city that had crowned him a king. lazaro quintana: "what the world lost when gianni was, was killed, the most creative, the kindest man i've ever met, one of the most intelligent men i've ever talked to." joan juliet buck: "lost a really happy guy and a guy who was eager to share his happiness, eager to share his toys, happy to bring people into this dance that he'd invented. it lost someone charming who still had a great deal of innocence i think. antonio d'amico: "it's impossible to forget. it is impossible to get out the images of his blood, the body on the blood. i mean, that is an image that would be almost with me. i still suffer for him, of course. gianni's a part of my life and will always be." [ music ] hey, good morning, everybody. what do you say? it is monday morning. can you believe it? monday february 8th. great to see you today. no. i'm sorry. february 11th. what am i saying? great to see you today. welcome to the "full-court press" here on current tv, coming to yo
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Feb 12, 2013 3:00am PST
against gun control. gun safety. and questions were raised at the time of the oklahoma city bombing. he had a lot of ties to militia movements. he received a coded message presumably alerting his office or whoever whoever the fax was addressed to, that something was coming. there was an investigation about did he turn over that message quickly enough to the authorities. he eventually was cleared but there was a cloud of suspicion. there were articles and articles written about it. this is a guy whose ideologiology guns and militia fits squarely in the ted nugent view. in this cases, it is not surprising at all that he would bring them. >> bill: we'll continue to take your comments at bpshow and by phone at 1-866-55-press. unless john boehner steps up and says wait a minute, we do have certain standards here, ted nugent will be in the gallery tonight at the state of the union. i dare him. you know also -- you know what already pisses me off is the cameras will be focused on him and when president obama is talking about gun control, it will be a split screen. president obama and ted nugen
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
. it's troubling. very troubling incident. >> river city, troubling. stephanie: richard in chicago hello. caller: hope you're doing well, listen, a couple quickments. stephanie, you're not a racist, you're too cool to be a racist. stephanie: thank you. caller: that binges, the republicans are turning into crabs in a barrel with the tea party versus the establishment. one other quick comment guns, policies against president obama and ted nugent being at the state of the union is really just about their racism, sexism, their bias. the only way to really fight back against that is that some of these people have to be run against, like the congressman stockman in his own district, in his next term, because that's the fascist way to deal with some of these knuckleheads that don't realize that they're really continue to go divide the country. stephanie: yeah. caller: that's wife what i see. stephanie: it's a ridiculous publicity stunt. his own constituents ought to tell him it's not appropriate. gary in new york, you're on the "stephanie miller show" show. hi. caller: hi, how are you? i
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Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
was in traverse city thinking this town needs a sexy liberal. >> stephanie: good morning, john. >> good morning. i'm just taking my acid for my theme song. >> you hung out with my new bff, michael moore. >> stephanie: i know, he is awful. he said i'm not doing this again. i'm not going on because of bowling for columbine and how powerful that was, he said i'm done. you don't even have to have the sound up on your tv you see carolyn mccarthy and you go what happened? >> it's true. i'm not talking about the overwhelmingly favor responsible gun limits but i'm talk about the gun junkies. >> stephanie: yes, the top gun myths in mother jones, with have coming on, dave gilson. >> that's right. >> stephanie: and i remember walking out of the theater after bowling for columbine and thinking wow. >> yeah i think sicko and capitalism were great pieces. and it turns out he puts on quite a great comedy festival. it was snowing the whole time, but when michael moore gets involve -- he owns this state theater, and he did everything he has nights where it is only $0.25, so families can see
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Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
you ask how to get to somewhere at a certain hour, it's going to be bad. how do you get to culver city from here? >> i think we laughed for five solid minutes. >> welcome to my world. >> you're screwed. >> stephanie: okay. >> or you could take the 101 to the 405 but going through -- >> stephanie: simple math is never right. okay. 1-800-steph-12. >> usually it is faster because at one time it took me two hours to get to santa monica. >> stephanie: i'm ready for my close-up. however, i think there is no way to get to culver city from here. >> no. the worst place you could go from here, seriously. >> stephanie: the rest of the show, people asking how do you get from burbank to culver city at 9:00 a.m. >> have you ever seen that sketch? the californians. >> stephanie: are you kidding? that's any party in l.a. oh, my gosh. traffic. which way did you go? that way? oh. >> stephanie: first hour of a party then everybody has to go because they talk about what's the best way to get home. all right. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number. jill in ithaca. you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller:
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Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
: meetings at the white house on the tame -- same topics. you couldn't have this in any other city in the country. new york saying good-bye to ed koch the three-term governor. did you ever meet him? mayor. ran for governor, lost. >> i think i met him once at a conference briefly. he was a force of nature. he just knew how to -- he was just -- he knew how to command a room. very entertaining person. when i was working for jerry brown, jerry brown would never go to official meetings of mayors or governors or whatever. we used to send me. and i think it was during one of the conventions in new york that the mayor then, mayor koch, had a reception for the governors at gracey mansion. jerry brown refused to go. so he sent me. and i would -- i was in my 20s. i introduced myself. to the mayor. he was so glad to see me. oh jerry brown. then he took me around personally and introduced me to every governor who was there. that was the kind of guy he was. just took me under his wing. it was just great. >> that's funny. >> bill: yesterday everybody there was 2500 people at this service. at this
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Feb 20, 2013 3:00pm PST
, but in the city of chicago that gun stance is going to be a issue for her. >> michael: yeah, would imagine. bill thank you so much for being on "the war room" with us tonight. the nra is pulling a page from bloomberg's play book to pressure pro-gun senator up for reelection next year. the king of the gun lobby is taking out full age adds in states with democratic senators all up in 2014. the ads will also show up in maine. roll call reports that the campaign will cost more than $375,000. the real costs will be the lives lost if gun safety reform though, doesn't get through congress. i remind you in the 68 days since the mass shooting at sandy hook elementary school, 1,999 americans have died as a result of gun violence. that's about 77 newtowns since newtown. now the skwir mish over the sequester. today the president sat down for interviews with at it local tv stations to make his case that the $85 billion in cuts can be averted. the interviews will air from boston to san francisco, to honolulu, in markets that are homes to large military commune tease or homes to his libe
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Feb 21, 2013 3:00am PST
. peter, calling from new york city. hey, peter. >> caller: hey bill, good morning. how are you? >> bill: thanks for joining us. what's your take on all of this? >> caller: my take is that i'm actually alarmed that we think that we can't cut $85 billion out of a $3.6 trillion budget or to put it another way about 1/3 of 1% of the $17 trillion gross domestic product and think that this is going to crater our economy. if our economy is that weak, then there's been no recovery and what is the point anyway? if we're really concerned about the cuts, bill, why don't you advocate the president give all of the different departments to take the cuts and allocate it so it's best used so it is not across the board. >> bill: first he can't do that. of the sequester is legislation passed by congress which calls for across-the-board cuts. the president can't unilaterally rewrite legislation. so that's the first thing my response to you peter is first of all, i would say -- the congressional budget office says it is going to shrink the economy by 1.3%. it is going to reverse our economic recovery and i
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Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm PST
"all things considered." he was an up and coming star in the city of philadelphia, and on a national scale. december 9, 1981 happens but he resurfaces--that's the night he was arrested for the supposed killing of officer faulkner. he resurfaces much because of this woman who was able to take his voice and transported it around the world. i would not made the film without noelle's help on this. she has done a h erlecean voice. and mumia makes it look easy. he's so good at what he douse. >> i had done hundreds of interviews, before mumia. when i sat down with him. he was the most professional. he did one two three takes. he was stepping up. he had game. it really made it possible. i was searching for voices from inside prison that could tell those stories because i thought the mainstream media was you can't be talking about this cultural. you can't talk about america without voices of prisoners in the mix. too good a story. >> john: of course. >> and this was in prison. this was a guy who really could tell that story. >> john: we are almost out of time. do you think he'll get a new tri
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Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
's amazing. there's another story we didn't get a chance to do here. different cities are trying to find ways to decriminalize what they do, cops putting them in jail. they spend more than they would getting them a house. >> they spend more taking the kids away and putting them in foster care then they would getting the parents a house. it's a crazy system. >> cenk: everybody check out hear us. thanks so much. when we come back, serious story about rape in the military. apparently oftentimes, no justice at all. we're going to talk to the husband of a woman who was terribly assaulted. >> this goes everywhere with me. you always have protection with jesus, but sometimes you need just a little bit more. >> her husband joins us next to tell his side of the story about the lack of justice in this case. come right back. twizzlerize your entertainment everyday with twizzlers the twist you can't resist. >> cenk: we told you before about the problems of sexual assault in the military. department of veteran affairs has stunning numbers on that. remember, this is the department of veteran affairs repor
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Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
that could freeze our transportation systems black out our cities, shut down the distribution of fuel and food, and lead to perhaps months of unprecedented elimination of social order. >> john: that was not a david lynch film. now with lots of him from its corporate allies in the firearms business, the nra has so altered the climate for gun-controlled measures that la pierre no longer makes comments like this one, after the 1999 columbine school massacre. >> we believe in absolutely begun-free zero-tolerance, totally safe schools. [applause] that means no guns in america's schools, period, with the rare exception of law enforcement officers or trained security personnel. >> john: contrast that bit of sanity with this notorious comment from lapier year after the december's sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation. >> for more on the nra and the world of corporate sponsors that wayne lapierre has helped to create i'm joined by the author of
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Feb 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
just happen to be the cities represented by congressional leaders nancy pelosi, john boehner. perhaps the most visible symbol of the damage caused by firearms is jim langevin. he had a gun accident as a police station where he was serving as a junior cadet. he's urged his colleagues on capitol hill to invite victims of gun violence to be their guests at the state of the union tomorrow. thirty democrats are planning to do so, with over 190 shooting on an average day in america, they should have no problem finding people who's lives have been scarred by guns. joining me tonight, it is my pressure to welcome from washington, d.c. jim langevin. welcome to the war room, thank you for being with us, head of this speech and head of your big idea. >> good evening. thanks for having me on the program. >> of course. tell me, what do you hope to achieve by bringing victims of gun violence to the state of the union? >> well, we're all touched and our hearts broken when we heard the news of what transpired in newtown connecticut. no one wants to see that happen again. we need to keep the focus on
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Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
areas of kentucky to obviously to cities across the country. >> john: playing the responsible law enforcement card is a mighty powerful thing to do. but the president reportedly is going to do something bigger tomorrow night. packing the galleries for the save thestate of the union address. they're apparently countering by inviting ted nugent. who wins on that one. >> the president obviously does. i've seen scoffing from people on fox news, they think it's distasteful for the president to bring in victims of crime and hold them up on national tv to get a vote passed, but really in my opinion this is democracy at work. we do have a gun violence problem in this country. there are many people who want to change, including people whose families have been ripped apart by gun violence. they're showing up to congress to be heard seen and try to get something done. certainly versus ted nugent i would say that's the upper hand. >> john: as a comedian i'm a big fan of ted nugent. they would expand background checks but not much else. are the senators behind the voters on this issue? what wi
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, a collaboration of public schools and the city of new york and. >> joy: bm, students will graduate with a high school diploma and an associates degree in commuters or engineer engine--computerrers and engineering. we need to give every student opportunities like this. four years ago we started race to the top. the competition that convinced almost every state to develop smarter curricula and higher standards, all on one-third of what we spend on education each year. tonight i'm announcing a new challenge, redesign america's high school to better equip graduates for the high tech economy. we've create classes that focus on science technology, engineering and math. the skills employers are looking for to fill jobs that are there right now and will be there in the future. now even with better high schools most young people will need some higher education. it's a simple fact. the more education you've got, the more likely you are to have a good job and work your way in the middle class. but today's skyrocketing cost price too many young people out of a higher education or saddle them with unsustai
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to vote, there was such an outcry in the room, i didn't hear the cities that he mentioned. >> most people didn't hear gabrielle giffords's name. he said mark kelly, gabrielle giffords and mark kelly. he said gabrielle giffords deserve as vote. nobody could hear it. it was at that point a din of i think really excited people. >> people knew that she was there, we had seen her before she went in. she has never looked stronger and i've known her since her first run. she's come a long way from when she was shot. she really was very, very strong and with the family there and so it was very exciting. it was one of those moments. it was a happening. it wasn't that it was a cheer. michael: right. >> it came from owe oh he. michael: it felt that way. i don't want to compare it to any other speech, but felt like some of the great american speeches you heard and at the end built to a crescendo and was very poignant. let's talk about the reality which is unfortunately where we have to go with it. he laid out a real progressive agenda in some ways last night. you know some of those things are not goin
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somebody like this can get into a police force. in new york city we had a guy who was a cannibal, apparently, getting into the police profession. when we have gun control and giving weapons to people who are fundamentally unsuited. how did he get through the training psychological and what kind of evaluative process was there at an earlier point. >> michael: that is such a compelling point. this brings up so many issues. the name, of course,ly is that it had to get to this point to talk about these issues. it didn't have to get to that point. luis balan oh os. you probably saw a lot of sad friends. we thank you for taking time with "the young turks"." youeugene, thank you. new york your accent makes me home sick for new york. >> it's cold. >> michael: i'm happy where i'm but just hearing you say it makes me happy. we go back to politics and deserving vote. it makes me think of reagan and kennedy making history. [ cheering ] >> come here to this gate. mr. gorbechev, open this gate. compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana l
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: during the first few days after sandy, there was not a single homicide in the city of new york contrary to what mr. lapierrre lied and only seven alleged luting cases in all of brooklyn. what's he talking about and do his fans care? >> he's been watching too many movies, mad max australia back after 2,000 years. the guy simply is detached from reality. i think the -- >> john: does he need to be? isn't his job to sell fear? >> i was completely wrong about three months ago. less than that. after the newtown massacre, and there have been a sequence of horrific events. i kept waiting for an alternative force to emerge within the nra. somebody to stand up. somebody akin to what's going on in the republican party now or even a karl rove saying hey guys, we can't win this way. there are gun owners who are sensible. i keep waiting for some of those to band together saying here's what we think we can do. >> john: you see 85% of nra members support background checks. >> there's no voice. they need somebody to be their recognizable face who can then -- >> take on the leadership. >> push lapierrre
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'connor left, and replaced that's how they came down in cities eyecitizens united and it looks that's how they'll come down in mccutcheons. >> michael: now we return to the campaign front where mark sanford is fine tuning his campaign message for the house seat. he's turning that pesky negative, the one about running off to argentina to visit your mistress while telling everyone you're taking, he's turning it into talking points. >> i absolutely failed in my personal life and my marriage. but one place i didn't ever fail was with the taxpayer. if you look at my 20 years in politics what you would see is a fairly remarkable consistency in trying to watch out for the taxpayer. >> reporter: sanford released an ad mentioning god in the same breath as second chances. this guy knows his condition sit wents. senator rubio visited the palace with his wife. get used to this duo. the next time we see them it could be in iowa getting ready for 2016. and last week we brought you how the obama administration plans to protect our cyberinfrastructure. now a report ties the chinese government to dozens of cy
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and cities from food regulations such as nutritional labeling in restaurant and keeping toys out of meals. we know that the state's latest ad slogan, mississippi come for the cuisine and stay for open heart surgery. they seem to forget that they lost the war and they were technically and morally the bad guys. how to explain they still have the confederate flag on their state flag and flew that flag over the state capital. instead of saying the south will rise again how about saying the state i.q. levels will rise again. not all the laws are bad. they want to raise the speed limit from 70 to 75. this is very humane, any law that allows people to get out of mississippi just a few minutes sooner, it's a beautiful thing. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ >> john: we're talking about sugar today and i asked our viewers to tweet in their thoughts on this sweet subject. to esther wrote, sugar is the heroin of our society. anyone strung out on sugar makes as good a record as keith richards did on heroin: easter is now a month away, it's a good time t
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life into one giant arms race like dodge city in the wild west days. then finally, when everyone--the last person is armed to the teeth, then we'll be safe. >> john: true treatment and we can give somalia a run for their money. here is a thing he have i have to ask you about. you write that the american film industry is the second great pillar of the gun culture. can you explain this and what role you think hollywood plays in our culture of violence? >> it's an advertising agency. there is an amazing thing that i discovered in the course of writing this story. it's an internet firearms movie database. it goes through like all these recent movies of the last 20 years, frame by frame, telling you which particular weapon that appears in the movie what the make is, the model how it's used, who it kills, who uses it, so on like this. and this gun fetishization. this was the first clue--no, it isn't. i've been going to movies all my life. but you look at how they depict guns and as theftize estheticize the guns. there is a tommy gun and it's being fired and there is slow motion on the
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oscar hammerstein once wrote. you have to be taught to hate. but the new york city school system might have a hard time teaching kids anything at all because governor andrew cuomo's administration just blocked $250 million from the schools after they missed a deadline for adopting a teacher's evaluation plan. wtf, new york. you're letting political squabbles over an evaluation deprive students of an education because their education hasn't properly been evaluated? that's not a policy. that's an ncf picture. if a student turns in an aslight late to school, they get punished but if a school's assignment is late, it is still the kids getting punished? you should be teaching george orwell. i like governor cuomo. he is, after all the leading contender to lose the 2016 nomination to hillary clinton. seriously, wtf new york. thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. (vo) she's joy behar. >>current will let me say anything. >> john: welcome back to "viewpoint." i'm john fuglesang. now, more and more republicans are coming out in support of
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, everybody. ed koch passed away. he died this morning at the age of 88. he serves the city of manhattan from 1978 to 1989 and was a congressman before that. he became a regular media figure, and was a judge on the people's court. a new documentary on the mayor run opens date. a suicide bomber a and caused a blast in cur i can outside the u.s. embassy. at least one other person has been seriously injured. so far no one has claimed responsibility. another consideration would be some sort of iranian attack in retaliation for an israel air strike. for the first time tomorrow senior officials from the united states and russia will get together to talk about political transition in syria. joining them will be membersover the united nations. the goal is to end the civil war that has now killed some 60,000 people. today is secretary of state hillary clinton's last day on the job. she has repeatedly dodged questions about running for president in 2016. we're back where more show after the break. happy friday. stay with us. ♪ what we need are people prepared for the careers
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." >> caller: oh, hi. i live in michigan and i live about an hour away from the city of chicago, and i'm so sick and tired of hearing everybody say look at chicago, they have the strictest gun-control laws in the country -- you can go right over to indiana -- and i have firsthand unfortunately witnessed a gun murder. >> stephanie: oh. >> caller: and until somebody has been in my shoes, you know, i don't want to hear the debate. >> stephanie: it's like dianne feinstein says when you put your finger in the bullet holes trying to stop the bleeding -- >> caller: that's exactly what it is like. and when the republicans can actually see the destruction that this can do -- i don't know maybe that -- i don't know. maybe that would change their mind. and what is the problem with just having ten bullets in a freakin' round? >> you can do a lot of damage with ten rounds. >> but what if 15 guys are breaking in your house. >> stephanie: you know what you are the smartest girl in class. i'm giving you a gift card for sherry's berries. >> caller: oh, thank you. i just love ya. >> ste
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a completely illegal and unnecessary war in the first place, they took out whole city blocks because they thought saadam might be there. >> and they down played the civilian deaths. >> stephanie: oh, that's what offended me so much. they only talked about american deaths. and we don't even know -- >> no. it's probably millions. >> stephanie: right. and i'm going so that doesn't matter, you know? anyway, representative mike rogers republican from michigan. >> we do have oversight into it. i knew about all of it leading up to it including very shortly thereafter and i review all of the air strikes that we use under this title of the law. >> stephanie: so john brennan will face questioning about the drone program, obviously and then as i mentioned earlier -- [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: the senate armed services committee delayed a vote on chuck hagel. >> he is too radical. >> they are troubled about things that happened in his vicinity that he had nothing to do with. >> i would wait to hear what they think about this show. >> stephanie: right,
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wanted to let you know that i'm a self proclaimed liberal, democratic in the city of chicago so trying to listen to you here, stephanie. stephanie: thank you. caller: so my first question to you, what is -- because i looked on your website real quick here. what is the definition of a liberal? stephanie: i think everybody's is different. go read the john f. kennedy quote if you have time about what it means to be a liberal. i'd say that sums it up pretty well. caller: that's exactly what i am and i am a policeman in the city of chicago. definitely under that definition, i have looked at it before, i'm a liberal without a doubt. stephanie: you're a liberal that believes in no gun control of any kind. caller: no gun control? well i do believe that there should be gun control. i actually think there should be narcotics control too, for cocaine and heroin, do you? stephanie: you have 20 seconds for your point. caller: look at the city of chicago, you can go to every street corner and get drugs. stephanie: i am a cop that is in support of no gun control for any kind. >> laws are a waste of t
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to strengthen the middle class. he is spending time until palm city, florida. the president is pushing his plan for universal pre-school this week. but that could run into road blocks thanks to republican lawmakers who say early learning programs are not effective. >> that's despite an increasing amount of evidence on the benefits of childhood education programs, including higher high school graduation rates and reduced teen pregnancy and crime. some research actually suggests every single dollar invested in pre-kinder garden programs saves $7 down the road because those kids are less likely to involve themselves in risky behave. last year, only about a quarter of the nation's preschoolers were enrolled and thet just wednesday, secretary of education, duncan said funding childhood programs is the best possible investmentment in education. more bill press coming up after the break. and, as always, join us in this our chat room. we would love to hear from you there, current.com/billpress. see you there. billy zane stars in barabbas. coming in march to reelz.
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championships for the people of l.a. i hope that this city and i know the organization will honor him and i hope the nba the league will honor him. >> bill: you know they will. there will be a great tribute in los angeles. >> he was an incredible owner. when you think of all of the championships he saw come down. >> bill: a real positive presence in the community and beloved presence in los angeles. an owner unlike dan snyder here in washington whom everybody hates. you know, with good reason. he's an a-hole. >> i was watching espn yesterday. it was interesting how they showed he sort of created this show time. they call it show time in l.a. because it was a real party atmosphere. you weren't just going to watch a sporting event, you were going to watch a party event. he sort of pioneered that in the nba. >> bill: you walk around the streets of washington, d.c. and try to find somebody who would have anything nice to say about dan snyder, right? >> you would have a really hard time. even long-time fans of the team. >> bill: the only people who would have anything nice to say are the people who g
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always been afraid to go into bars that i'm not familiar with. and if you have these cities where people are carrying guns how am i supposed to go into a bar and be relaxed when i don't know if something is going to pull a gun when i say something that brings them mad -- >> be sure to bring a priest and a rabbi with you. >> james tweeted clarification. hagel actually spoke to friends of hummus. >> stephanie: oh, it still sounds scary and middle eastern. michael in wisconsin. hi, michael. >> good morning. >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: i wanted to elaborate on the conceal/carry legislation in illinois. hb997, unlike some of the tee baggers, i know how to google. i'm kind of concerned about some of the language in the bill it doesn't seem like there are a lot of -- >> stephanie: maybe yb don't you brush up on that and call me back. give that a once over and then give me a ring. not that we wouldn't like to wait. [♪ "jeopardy" theme music ♪] >> didn't we just get done saying that silence is deadly on radio. >> stephanie: what do you people not understand.
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, they did a survey up in new york city and they found out -- get this -- every one of 16 su. hi bars that the reporter we want to, every single one of them mislabeled the fish that they were selling. then they went to grocery stores and restaurants. 39% of the seafood from 8 -- 39% seafood from 81 grocery stores and restaurants was not what people claimed it was. that was last year. now, the latest, there is a group, environmental group called "oceana" does good work. they looked into this. this is what the "new york times" article is all about. oops. hold on one second. i want to get those numbers from you. they looked at 1,215 fish samples. they bought 1215 pieces of fish. one-third of them were not what they said. >> wow. >> one third were miss labeled. they checked out red snapper, popular fish. i usually order if it's on a menu, red snapper or sea bass. red snapper if it's there, i will get it. i love it. >> you thought you did? >> i thought i did. i don't know what i am eating eel or something. not eel but out of 120 samples of red snapper, two
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popular. but he does come across sometimes as the ultimate nanny mayor. nanny state nanny city, if you will. i mean remember, he's the guy that said no smoking in the bars and restaurants. no smoke even outside -- have to keep a certain distance away of bars and restaurants. he banned msg. he made the restaurants put their calorie counts on the menus and he's the guy most recently said you can't buy any soda larger than a 16 ounce drink. right? so all of that kind of stuff yeah people say he's kind of gone too far. by the way i think those are all good measures. should the government be doing that? probably but it's still a pain in the ass, let's say. on guns, he has really stood up, tall and straight! i say that for a man who's probably only about five foot tall. he has been great. so he just got tired of the fact -- he's long been a supporter of tough gun control measures and tough gun safety measures. but he got tired of the fact and frustrated when there were so many politicians who might want to do something about gun control but were afraid to because of the nra and the political
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to infiltrate america. >> they're expanding to eight cities, one of them being detroit, michigan. it is a large community of muslim americans where sleeper cells have been detected. >> john: megan kelly, how can someone so smart and so pretty have a show that's so stupid and so ugly? but if this little bit of tv gold illustrates something, it is why fox news is a mecca for people who hate mecca. so let's get a few things straight. first, the correspondent complained that petro dorals are funding this network. i love it when the people who brought us george w. bush warn us of the evils of oil money. so i could tell you about all of the petrochemical dollars fox news boss mourdock makes from his investments but i don't want to upset him because i don't feel like getting my phone hacked. i'll mention a name you don't hear often on fox. that of saudi arabian prince callal. the second largest shareholder in news corp. the number two guy at fox news and where do you think he got his money? and it's true. as contributor lisa just pointed out that there are many muslims in the state of michigan. they'r
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from new york city mayor michael bloomberg's advocacy group. mayors against illegal guns. >> we think it's reasonable to provide mandatory, instant background checks at every sale at every gun show no loopholes anywhere for anyone. >> america can do it for us. >> that's come from bloomberg's group, mayors against illegal guns which purchased air time only in washington, d.c. to run that ad last night during the super bowl. it showed wayne lapiere testifying in 1999. they did support background checks in 1990s but now are against that policy. it could be the only new legislation with a hope of making it through congress even some prominent republicans are coming around to support that one but many lawmakers, including some democrats still are against a renewed assault weapons band or restrictions on high capacity magazine clips. some other news from d.c. john kerry getting started as secretary of state in his first weekend on the job, he spoke with both israeli and palestinian leaders about peace in the mid east and with turkey about friday's terr
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packed city streets from the city hall to m and t bank. coach and ed reed were there. ed reed singing a little. >> ravens celebrating. they had every right to sell brate. >> b 'more super ball champs. >> a special crap game. >> oh, yeah. oh, sure. >> bill: yesterday at the briefing, i have to tell you it was pretty intense overs the drones. we started talking about this yesterday when the news broke about this department of justice white paper. the timing is very significant because tomorrow is the confirmation hearing for john brennan, the president's nominee, a good man, to be the next director of the cia. and brennan is known at the whitehouse, among other things, former deputy at cia, for being the architect of america's drone policy. he is the one who decides when drones are used and who they are targeted and what american citizens might be targeted. this is bound to come up. several senators have already told me they are going to craze this question with john brennan and publicly said so. and just at the time they are preparing for this hearing
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